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Somebody or something ‘ravishing’ is considered to be unusually attractive or striking. It implies a beauty that draws attention and seduces. While it is most commonly used to refer to a woman’s appearance, gesture, or clothing, the term can also be applied to other arresting sights such as spectacular scenery.
The actress had a magnetic screen presence that could captivate an audience. Especially when she flashed that ravishing smile of hers.
I still fondly remember my bride-to-be walking up the aisle on our wedding day. She looked ravishingly beautiful.
Brian was so enchanted by the ravishing scenery of that part of the countryside that he decided to rent a cottage there for his summer holiday.